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WTO Support Team Lead

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Company AECOM

Job Title: WTO Support Team Lead

JobID: 23339-1158313

Location: Kabul, AFG

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** WTO Support Team Lead

Afghanistan - Kabul


**Job Summary**

AECOM seeks a WTO Support Team Lead for the anticipated five-year, $50 million, USAID Afghanistan Trade and Revenue Initiative (ATARI) project. ATARI aims to build the capacity of the Afghanistan government to adequately implement a liberal policy framework for trade and investment in accordance with international standards, enhance its integration in the regional and world economy through the promotion of trade and transit agreements, improve economic corridor governance, and strengthen the private sector. WTO Support Team Lead will focus on Afghanistan's success of WTO accession with support to the Afghan Government in the post-accession implementation.

Responsibilities include:

+ Provide technical support and capacity building to GIRoA officials and other different entities to comply with WTO post accession process.

+ Provide technical support and training on trade policy in order to encourage private sector investment, job creation, and economic growth through regulatory reform and improved coordination with public and private sector entities involved in international trade.

+ Provide technical support to assist in the liberalization of trade policies and regulations, coupled with enhanced access to regional and global markets, to incentivize the private sector to make the necessary investments Afghanistan needs to ensure long-term broad-based economic growth and sufficient domestic revenue generation.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Master’s degree in business administration, export development, trade facilitation, or related field

+ Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international trade/economic development, preferably in export promotion or trade facilitation, with at least five years of experience supporting WTO accession in a post-accession implementation environment.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience in Afghanistan

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _International Development_

**_Country_** _Afghanistan_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _159863BR_


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